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UNC Charlotte tax team places second in national competition

A five-student team from UNC Charlotte earned second place among nine top-ranked teams in the national Deloitte FanTAXtic, Deloitte’s student Tax Case Study Competition.

The UNC Charlotte team earned $1,000 per student and a $5,000 institutional award at the competition, which took place Jan. 13-15 at Deloitte University near Dallas, Texas.

Team members included accounting majors Rachel Cox, Dylan Edwards, Jessica Howes, Mackenzie Mastrangelo and Stacy Mroz.

Research teams collaborating to better understand wildfire spread

With a wall of fans six-stories high creating winds in a huge, one-of-a-kind laboratory, researchers from UNC Charlotte’s Fire Safety Engineering Technology program and the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) are burning building materials and wildland vegetation to study wind-driven wildfire embers. These large-scale tests are part of three-year study to understand, and in the long run mitigate, the risks involved when embers from wildfires spread.

APLU declares UNC Charlotte an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

UNC Charlotte has a robust history of regional engagement that supports economic development, community engagement, innovation and entrepreneurship. In recognition of this strong commitment, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has designated UNC Charlotte an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University.

Adams keynotes annual MLK Celebration, tours EPIC

Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) encouraged students to be committed not only to themselves but also to their communities during her keynote at “Revolutionizing the Dream,” celebrating the life, work and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

Orchids and UNC Charlotte have a history, annual Valentine’s sale scheduled

The upcoming Valentine’s Orchid Sale, set for Feb. 11-14, is a chance to learn more about these exotic flowers and their history at UNC Charlotte.

A variety of orchids will be available for purchase during this event, including moth orchids, dendrobiums, dancing lady orchids, lady slippers and even one that smells like chocolate.

Rowe exhibitions feature works by new art faculty

The Department of Art and Art History presents concurrent shows in Rowe Galleries featuring work by two new faculty members, Andrew Leventis and Alessandra Sulpy, through Friday, Jan. 27. Leventis, an assistant professor, is an oil painter who references imagery from film and television in his work. His exhibition “Re-Collections” appropriates televised imagery to reflect on society’s connection to mass-produced media images.

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Upcoming Events
Jan
23
Trio Village to present Faculty and Friends concert
7:30 AM to 7:30 PM at Rowe Recital Hall
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24
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Register for annual 49er Gold Rush 5K
9:00 AM at Belk Track Complex
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